The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

Saturday Mornings 7am

The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus features discussions about critical issues facing Atlanta and profiles of organizations doing important work in the communities served by WCLK. As public broadcasters it is part of our mission to engage with the community and feature people and issues that aren't always covered by mainstream, commercial media outlets.

Kiplyn Primus is a graduate of Howard University and Clark Atlanta University and has a long career in public and commercial media. She is a veteran facilitator for StoryCorps' Atlanta studio, and has written extensively on global and local initiatives for a number of publications.

Blood Needed Every Summer - Donate If You Can

Jul 25, 2017

The Local Take speaks with Seandell Wright of LifeSouth Community Blood Center about the urgent need for blood donors.

Summer is historically a slow time for blood donations, and our blood centers have all hit a critical point for blood donors. Patients and hospitals are still dependent on blood donors to help save lives.  A pint of blood can assist 3 people with life saving materials. 

July 28: Who's Who In Black Atlanta 2017 Unveiled

Jul 25, 2017

Saturday, July 22 on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK,  I talked with Lorraine Cochran from Real Times Media about the 2017 Who's Who in Black Atlanta publication and reception.  

The Local Take talks Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

Jul 19, 2017

This week on The Local Take I speak with Kevin James founder of the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival and Beverly Burks from the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority

For the 7th year the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival will take place at Piedmont Park on Saturday, July 22 from 11am - 6pm. Kevin James explains why he decided to start the festival.  He also mentions that there will be lots of ice cream along with games, prizes and lots of family fun.  

Hillsman Interior Planning and Design

Saturday, July 15 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take, we'll catch up with The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.  Our featured guests are:  Public Affairs Officer Rachel Daniels; Public Relations Manager Claudia Strange; and, Librarian Cheryl Small.  Small is working on this year's Summer Reading Program

Saturday, July 8 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I spoke with Quinnie Jenkins, Regional Leader for Community Affairs and Grassroots at Southwest Airlines, about the 11th Annual Atlanta Business League (ABL) Men of Influence Reception and Induction Ceremony.  The ceremony takes place on Tuesday, July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.  Each year, the Atlanta Business League honors African American men business leaders and designate several to be "Men of Influence."

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